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{{Infobox comic
 
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|title = ''Sonic the Hedgehog'' #184
 
|title = ''Sonic the Hedgehog'' #184
|image = [[File:StH 184 cover.jpg|242px]]
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|issue = 184
 
|issue = 184
 
|date = January 2008
 
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|price = $2.25 {{c|US}}
 
|price = $2.25 {{c|US}}
 
|writer = [[Ian Flynn]]
 
|writer = [[Ian Flynn]]
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|coverartist = [[Tracy Yardley]]
*[[Tracy Yardley]]
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|covercolor = [[Ben Hunzeker]]
*[[Ben Hunzeker]]
 
 
|pencils = [[Tracy Yardley]]
 
|pencils = [[Tracy Yardley]]
 
|inks = [[Jim Amash]]
 
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|specialthanks = to [[Robert Leffler]], [[Dyna Lopez]] and [[Cindy Chau]] at [[Sega|SEGA Licensing]]
 
|specialthanks = to [[Robert Leffler]], [[Dyna Lopez]] and [[Cindy Chau]] at [[Sega|SEGA Licensing]]
 
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'''''Archie Sonic the Hedgehog Issue 184''''' is the one hundred eighty-fourth issue of the ''[[Sonic the Hedgehog (comic series)|Sonic the Hedgehog]]'' comic series published by [[Archie Comics]].
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'''''Archie Sonic the Hedgehog Issue 184''''' is the one hundred eighty-fourth issue of the ''[[Sonic the Hedgehog (Archie comic series)|Sonic the Hedgehog]]'' comic series published by [[Archie Comics]].
   
 
==Official solicitation==
 
==Official solicitation==
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*'''Editor-in-Chief''': [[Victor Gorelick]]
 
*'''Editor-in-Chief''': [[Victor Gorelick]]
 
*'''Special Thanks To''': [[Robert Leffler]], [[Dyna Lopez]] and [[Cindy Chau]] at [[Sega|SEGA Licensing]]
 
*'''Special Thanks To''': [[Robert Leffler]], [[Dyna Lopez]] and [[Cindy Chau]] at [[Sega|SEGA Licensing]]
An explosion erupts from inside the [[Chaos Chamber]], seen from [[New Mobotropolis]] to [[Albion]]. [[Super Sonic (Pre-Super Genesis Wave)|Super Sonic]] and [[Enerjak]] then fly from the chamber with Super Sonic taunting Enerjak. Enerjak gets fed up, and tries to blast Super Sonic with an energy beam, but it has no effect on him due to his invulnerability.
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An explosion erupts from inside the [[Chaos Chamber]], seen from [[New Mobotropolis]] to [[Albion]]. [[Super Sonic (Pre-Super Genesis Wave)|Super Sonic]] and [[Enerjak]] then fly from the chamber with Super Sonic taunting Enerjak. Enerjak gets fed up, and tries to blast Super Sonic with an energy beam, but it has no effect on him due to his invulnerability.
   
Meanwhile, [[Julie-Su]] and [[Locke]] are watching the battle from [[Angel Island (Pre-Super Genesis Wave)|Angel Island]]'s surface, the former in shock that [[Sonic the Hedgehog (Pre-Super Genesis Wave)|Sonic the Hedgehog]] survived a very powerful attack, the latter still bent out of shape over his ruined plan. Julie-Su immediately tells him he had many chances to destroy the son he hated, which shocks Locke. Just as he is about to say his piece, [[Archimedes]] tells him that they were just as guilty for [[Knuckles the Echidna (Pre-Super Genesis Wave)|Knuckles]]' state, if not more. Julie-Su and Archimedes then proceed to the newly created [[Shrine Isle (Pre-Super Genesis Wave)|Shrine Isle]], leaving a stunned Locke behind.
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Meanwhile, [[Julie-Su]] and [[Locke]] are watching the battle from [[Angel Island (Pre-Super Genesis Wave)|Angel Island]]'s surface, the former in shock that [[Sonic the Hedgehog (Pre-Super Genesis Wave)|Sonic the Hedgehog]] survived such a powerful attack, the latter still bent out of shape over his ruined plan. Julie-Su immediately tells Locke he had many chances to destroy the son he hated, which shocks Locke. Just as he is about to say his piece, [[Archimedes]] tells him that they were just as guilty for [[Knuckles the Echidna (Pre-Super Genesis Wave)|Knuckles]]' state, if not more. Julie-Su and Archimedes then proceed to the newly created [[Shrine Isle (Pre-Super Genesis Wave)|Shrine Isle]], leaving a stunned Locke behind.
 
On another part of the island, the [[Destructix]] are watching the two opponents trading blows. [[Sleuth "Doggy" Dawg|Sleuth]] immediately tells the other members they are done on the island since [[Doctor Finitevus|Dr. Finitevus]] only paid them to keep watch over the [[Anti-Enerjak Weapon]] that Sonic destroyed, and commands the Destructix to fall back. As the members leave through Sleuth's [[Warp Ring]], [[Fiona Fox|Fiona]] asks [[Scourge the Hedgehog|Scourge]] if he is coming, which he replies that he has a better idea. He states that he is been wondering who he is now and what he can do since his [[archie Sonic the Hedgehog Issue 172|brief discussion with Sonic]] in the forest. He then takes out his Warp Ring (which was supercharged with energy from the [[Master Emerald (Pre-Super Genesis Wave)|Master Emerald]]) and activates it, stating he knows where to find those answers, and goes through it with Fiona in tow.
 
   
In the air, Super Sonic and Enerjak are still battling over the island, with the former still trying to get through to the latter. Enerjak then attempts to finish Super Sonic by teleporting him underground, but Super Sonic then emerges, [[Spin Dash (Pre-Super Genesis Wave)|Spin Dashing]] him. Enerjak then fruitlessly uses [[Thunder Arrow (Archie)|Thunder Arrow]], but it proves to be ineffective, and they then physically attack each other. Super Sonic then realizes that his positive aura has had little effect on the dark magic Knuckles is under.
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On another part of the island, the [[Destructix]] are watching the two opponents trading blows. [[Sleuth "Doggy" Dawg|Sleuth]] immediately tells the other members they are done on the island since [[Doctor Finitevus|Dr. Finitevus]] only paid them to keep watch over the [[Anti-Enerjak Weapon]] that Sonic destroyed, and commands the Destructix to fall back. As the members leave through Sleuth's [[Warp Ring]], [[Fiona Fox|Fiona]] asks [[Scourge the Hedgehog|Scourge]] if he is coming, which he replies that he has a better idea. Scourge states since his [[archie Sonic the Hedgehog Issue 172|brief discussion with Sonic]] in the forest, he's been wondering who he is now and what he can do. He then takes out his Warp Ring (which was supercharged with energy from the [[Master Emerald (Pre-Super Genesis Wave)|Master Emerald]]) and activates it, stating he knows where to find those answers. Fiona is unsure if they should leave Mobius, to which Scourge says there is no where for them to hide from Sonic and Enerjak on this planet. He tells her "It'll be fun" and they go through the Warp Ring.
   
Meanwhile, on Angel Island's surface, Julie-Su and Archimedes confront Finitevus, the former demanding that he return Knuckles to normal. Finitevus then states he cannot even if he wanted to, explaining that he "locked" [[Dr. Finitevus' Hex|his hex]] and that only a life sacrifice can break it. As Julie-Su approaches the Master Emerald, Archimedes stops her, saying he will do it. Locke then appears, saying that Knuckles will still need of Archimedes' consul, and that he wanted to be the one to save his son. Finitevus then intervenes by attacking the trio. After a brief battle, Archimedes teleports Finitevus away, giving Locke time to perform the ritual. Before he does, he tells Julie-Su the reason for the [[Brotherhood of Guardians|Brotherhood]]'s methods. He then gets on the Master Emerald and performs the ritual to break the hex, sacrificing his life in the process. With the hex gone, Super Sonic is able to pull of his plan and purge Enerjak's spirit from Knuckles. Sonic then lowers Knuckles on the island, where he is told by a tearful Julie-Su of his father's fate as an enraged Finitevus reappears, only for him to be attacked and knocked onto the edge of the island by a vengeful Knuckles, who demands he get back up. Instead, Finitevus lets himself drop and escapes in one of his Warp Rings. Julie-Su then tells Knuckles they need to return to New Mobotropolis, but Knuckles refused, stating that he is the last Guardian of Angel Island, and that he will protect the Master Emerald alone if he has to.
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Super Sonic manages to take off Enerjak's mask as he tries to get through to Knuckles. Enerjak then attempts to finish Super Sonic by teleporting him underground, but Super Sonic then emerges, [[Spin Dash (Pre-Super Genesis Wave)|Spin Dashing]] into him. Enerjak then fruitlessly uses [[Thunder Arrow (Archie)|Thunder Arrow]] and Super Sonic reminds him he is invulnerable. Enerjak punches Super Sonic insted, and Super Sonic kicks him down. Super Sonic then realizes his positive aura has had little effect on the dark magic Knuckles is under.
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[[File:Death_of_Locke.jpg|thumb|Locke's sacrifice.]]
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Back on Angel Island's surface, Julie-Su and Archimedes confront Finitevus, the former demanding that he return Knuckles to normal. Finitevus then states he cannot even if he wanted to. He goes on to explain how his Hex works and that he's dumbfound it had no effect on Sonic. Julie-Su commands him to break his Hex. Fintevus replies he expected little resistance to Enerjak, so he "locked" [[Dr. Finitevus' Hex|his hex]] and only a life sacrifice can break it. As Julie-Su approaches the Master Emerald, Archimedes stops her, saying she has he life ahead of her and Knuckle's teacher must pay the price. Locke then appears, saying Knuckles will still need Archimedes' consul, and he wants to be the one to save his son. Finitevus then intervenes by attacking the trio, still wanting to clense the world with fire. After a brief battle, Archimedes teleports Finitevus away, giving Locke time to perform the ritual. Before he does, he tells Julie-Su the reason for the [[Brotherhood of Guardians|Brotherhood]]'s methods, explaining they only wanted to protect the ones they loved. Julie-Su sheds a tear and says she understands and so will Knuckles. Locke then gets on the Master Emerald and performs the ritual to break the hex, sacrificing his life in the process.
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With the hex gone, Super Sonic is able to pull of his plan and purge Enerjak's spirit from Knuckles. Sonic then lowers Knuckles on the island, where he is told by a tearful Julie-Su of his father's fate. An enraged Finitevus then reappears, cursing them for breaking his Hex and saying Knuckles may remember some of his experience. Knuckles says he remembers everything and punches him onto the edge of the island. Knuckles demands he gets back up, but Finitevus lets himself drop and escapes in one of his Warp Rings. Julie-Su then tells Knuckles they need to return to New Mobotropolis to tell everyone he is alright, but Knuckles refuses. He tells them he is the last Guardian of Angel Island, and that he will protect the Master Emerald alone if he has to.
   
 
===Anything===
 
===Anything===
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*'''Letters''': [[John Workman]]
 
*'''Letters''': [[John Workman]]
 
*'''Colors''': [[Stingray Wurks|Stingray Grafik Wurks]]
 
*'''Colors''': [[Stingray Wurks|Stingray Grafik Wurks]]
[[Lien-Da]] has approached [[Doctor Eggman (Pre-Super Genesis Wave)|Dr Robotnik]] for help. Ever since, [[Enerjak]] has used his magic to remove the [[Dark Legion]]'s cybernetics and made them normal. Lien-Da asks for Dr Robotnik to give them back the cybernetics and in exchange will become Dr Robotnik's new ground forces. Dr Robotnik appoints them as his new [[Dark Egg Legion]]. Lien-Da is glad that she's finally the grandmaster of the Dark Legion, but Dr Robotnik gives it to [[Dimitri]].
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[[File:Blog_Lien-Da_Eggman_Alliance.jpg|thumb|Eggman welcomes the Dark Legion to the Eggman Empire.]]
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[[Lien-Da]] has approached and unknown figure for help. Ever since [[Enerjak]] used his magic to remove the [[Dark Legion]]'s cybernetics and made them normal, there way of life has fallen apart. She goes over the history of the Dark Legion, how they were banished into the [[Twilight Cage (Archie)|Twilight Zone]], and how their technology was their only savior. She tells the figure if it makes her [[Grandmaster (Sub-Boss)|Grandmaster]] of the legion, she will be loyal. Lien-Da asks the figure to give the legion back the cybernetics and in exchange, the will become its new ground forces. The figure, revealed to be [[Doctor Eggman (Pre-Super Genesis Wave)|Dr. Eggman]], welcomes them as his new [[Dark Egg Legion]]. Eggman shows them to his blimp where they will get their new cybernetics. Lien-Da is happy to be Grandmaster, but Eggman tells her that position is already filled. He then shows [[Dimitri]], with new upgrades, and the cyborg echidna welcomes her to his legion.
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==Quotes==
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:'''Super Sonic''': C'mon, Knuckles! Why turn into "''Enerjak''?" What about "Hyper Knuckles?" Or are you afraid of being ''pink''?
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:'''Locke''': The servers are the seven chaos...chaos is power, enriched by the heart...release my boy! Given him his own life to lead!
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:'''Knuckles''': I am the '''last''' Guardian of Angel Island. I will protect the '''Master Emerald''' And I will do it '''alone''' if I have to.
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==Trivia==
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*On the initial main cover for the issue, [[Super Sonic (Pre-Super Genesis Wave)|Super Sonic]]'s eyes are colored green.
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*On page 8, Super Sonic's arm is miss-colored yellow in one panel.
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
===Cover artwork===
 
===Cover artwork===
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sth184 initial.jpg|Initial front cover. Notice [[Super Sonic (Pre-Super Genesis Wave)|Super Sonic]]'s eyes are colored green.
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ArchieSonic184CoverInks.jpeg
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ArchieSonic184CoverAlternateSketch.jpeg|Alternate cover sketch by [[Tracy Yardley]].
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ArchieSonic184CoverAlternateLineArt.jpeg
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sonic_184_cover_by_yardley.jpg|Main cover, raw.
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sth184 initial.jpg|Initial main cover.
 
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{{Gallery end}}
   
 
===Preview pages===
 
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{{Gallery end}}
 
{{Gallery end}}
   
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Archie Sonic the Hedgehog Issue 184 is the one hundred eighty-fourth issue of the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series published by Archie Comics.

Official solicitationEdit

“Chaos Angel”: The thrilling conclusion to "Enerjak: Reborn!" The world has been ravaged by Enerjak, and now it's up to Super Sonic to stop his onslaught! But when even Super Sonic isn't enough, who will make the ultimate sacrifice to stop Enerjak and save Knuckles? The exciting answer lies within! "Anything": Witness Lien-Da at her most desperate, making a dark deal to regain her power! But... will there be a dastardly catch?

Featured storiesEdit

Chaos AngelEdit

An explosion erupts from inside the Chaos Chamber, seen from New Mobotropolis to Albion. Super Sonic and Enerjak then fly from the chamber with Super Sonic taunting Enerjak. Enerjak gets fed up, and tries to blast Super Sonic with an energy beam, but it has no effect on him due to his invulnerability.

Meanwhile, Julie-Su and Locke are watching the battle from Angel Island's surface, the former in shock that Sonic the Hedgehog survived such a powerful attack, the latter still bent out of shape over his ruined plan. Julie-Su immediately tells Locke he had many chances to destroy the son he hated, which shocks Locke. Just as he is about to say his piece, Archimedes tells him that they were just as guilty for Knuckles' state, if not more. Julie-Su and Archimedes then proceed to the newly created Shrine Isle, leaving a stunned Locke behind.

On another part of the island, the Destructix are watching the two opponents trading blows. Sleuth immediately tells the other members they are done on the island since Dr. Finitevus only paid them to keep watch over the Anti-Enerjak Weapon that Sonic destroyed, and commands the Destructix to fall back. As the members leave through Sleuth's Warp Ring, Fiona asks Scourge if he is coming, which he replies that he has a better idea. Scourge states since his brief discussion with Sonic in the forest, he's been wondering who he is now and what he can do. He then takes out his Warp Ring (which was supercharged with energy from the Master Emerald) and activates it, stating he knows where to find those answers. Fiona is unsure if they should leave Mobius, to which Scourge says there is no where for them to hide from Sonic and Enerjak on this planet. He tells her "It'll be fun" and they go through the Warp Ring.

Super Sonic manages to take off Enerjak's mask as he tries to get through to Knuckles. Enerjak then attempts to finish Super Sonic by teleporting him underground, but Super Sonic then emerges, Spin Dashing into him. Enerjak then fruitlessly uses Thunder Arrow and Super Sonic reminds him he is invulnerable. Enerjak punches Super Sonic insted, and Super Sonic kicks him down. Super Sonic then realizes his positive aura has had little effect on the dark magic Knuckles is under.

Death of Locke

Locke's sacrifice.

Back on Angel Island's surface, Julie-Su and Archimedes confront Finitevus, the former demanding that he return Knuckles to normal. Finitevus then states he cannot even if he wanted to. He goes on to explain how his Hex works and that he's dumbfound it had no effect on Sonic. Julie-Su commands him to break his Hex. Fintevus replies he expected little resistance to Enerjak, so he "locked" his hex and only a life sacrifice can break it. As Julie-Su approaches the Master Emerald, Archimedes stops her, saying she has he life ahead of her and Knuckle's teacher must pay the price. Locke then appears, saying Knuckles will still need Archimedes' consul, and he wants to be the one to save his son. Finitevus then intervenes by attacking the trio, still wanting to clense the world with fire. After a brief battle, Archimedes teleports Finitevus away, giving Locke time to perform the ritual. Before he does, he tells Julie-Su the reason for the Brotherhood's methods, explaining they only wanted to protect the ones they loved. Julie-Su sheds a tear and says she understands and so will Knuckles. Locke then gets on the Master Emerald and performs the ritual to break the hex, sacrificing his life in the process.

With the hex gone, Super Sonic is able to pull of his plan and purge Enerjak's spirit from Knuckles. Sonic then lowers Knuckles on the island, where he is told by a tearful Julie-Su of his father's fate. An enraged Finitevus then reappears, cursing them for breaking his Hex and saying Knuckles may remember some of his experience. Knuckles says he remembers everything and punches him onto the edge of the island. Knuckles demands he gets back up, but Finitevus lets himself drop and escapes in one of his Warp Rings. Julie-Su then tells Knuckles they need to return to New Mobotropolis to tell everyone he is alright, but Knuckles refuses. He tells them he is the last Guardian of Angel Island, and that he will protect the Master Emerald alone if he has to.

AnythingEdit

Blog Lien-Da Eggman Alliance

Eggman welcomes the Dark Legion to the Eggman Empire.

Lien-Da has approached and unknown figure for help. Ever since Enerjak used his magic to remove the Dark Legion's cybernetics and made them normal, there way of life has fallen apart. She goes over the history of the Dark Legion, how they were banished into the Twilight Zone, and how their technology was their only savior. She tells the figure if it makes her Grandmaster of the legion, she will be loyal. Lien-Da asks the figure to give the legion back the cybernetics and in exchange, the will become its new ground forces. The figure, revealed to be Dr. Eggman, welcomes them as his new Dark Egg Legion. Eggman shows them to his blimp where they will get their new cybernetics. Lien-Da is happy to be Grandmaster, but Eggman tells her that position is already filled. He then shows Dimitri, with new upgrades, and the cyborg echidna welcomes her to his legion.

QuotesEdit

Super Sonic: C'mon, Knuckles! Why turn into "Enerjak?" What about "Hyper Knuckles?" Or are you afraid of being pink?
Locke: The servers are the seven chaos...chaos is power, enriched by the heart...release my boy! Given him his own life to lead!
Knuckles: I am the last Guardian of Angel Island. I will protect the Master Emerald And I will do it alone if I have to.

TriviaEdit

  • On the initial main cover for the issue, Super Sonic's eyes are colored green.
  • On page 8, Super Sonic's arm is miss-colored yellow in one panel.

GalleryEdit

Cover artworkEdit

Gallery

Preview pagesEdit

Gallery

External linksEdit


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